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Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. the key state of virginia, among white working-class voters -- mccain carried this one in 2008. thirty-one or 32 points as they came back in 2008. to add to that, college graduate groups, obama lost by about 11 points in 2008 and he is basically about even among white college graduate voters in general. that makes it very difficult for romney to put together a coalition that can take this state. colorado has been a state that has been very close. obama has a three or four-point lead. quite a bit of demographic change. minority eligible voters down by three percentage points. the white working-class voters. they have gone down by three percentage points. again, it doesn't appear that romney 2008 among white college graduates, he is not making nearly enough progress. if you break it down geographically, it looks very similar to the data in 2008. finally, the poster child -- obama is running ahead, not merely as far as he did in 2,082,008. that is a very quick maybe it is time for me to step back and catch my breath and say why is this? what is going on? so the health care reform act and
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
senator mccain opted in for the finance system. one of the untold stories in the 2008 races i don't think it would change the outcome mccain was outspend. the decision for the obama campaign to go outside and mccain to stay inside was not a good decision in term what it meant ultimately at the end of the day. he was outsend spend. i don't think anybody is going to do it again. unless it changes dramatically. >> they have it on local. >> you had to take the public matching funds. i didn't in '09. >> in new jersey for governor we have matching funds. we don't have it on the legislative level. we have a couple of pilot programs on legislative level. you have to raise a certain amount. on the gubernatorial amount this certain threshold $350 ,000 the state will match you two for one. you have a million dollars. so it actually makes, you know, a candidate if you can reach kind of a certain thresh hold of seriousness in term to demonstrate you can become viable very quick. you saw that in the gubernatorial primary in 2009 and the chris y christy general election. [inaudible] which is a lot more
Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
for john mccain. and that's the way democracy works. and i sat on election night, i said to the people who didn't vote for me, especially, i said i may not have won your vote, but i heard your voice. i need your help, and i'm going to fight for you, too. [cheers] [applause] i'm going to work on your behalf, too. [cheers] [applause] because i'm not interested in creating democratic jobs or republican jobs. i'm interested in creating american jobs. .. that we all share. those are values that belong to all of us. and now we have to reclaim them. if you have willing to work hard, harder than you did four years ago. if you are willing to knock on doors and make phone calls. we reclaim the values. we can rally around a new economic patriotism. we can rebuild this economy. we can strengthen the middle cladle. we with keep moving forward. we're not going backwards. we're not as divided as our politics suggest. i still believe we have more common than anybody understand. i believe in you and i ask you to keep on believing in me. [cheering and applause] i'm asking for your vote. i'm asking you to st
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